Marvel Future Avengers

TV review by
Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Fun youthful Avenger anime series has fantasy violence.

Parents say

age 7+
Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 6+
Based on 1 review

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A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this TV show.

Educational Value

Intended to entertain rather than educate.

Positive Messages

Good verses evil is a major theme, as is mentoring young people so that they can use their powers in positive ways.

Positive Role Models

Each of the Avengers has his/her/their own unique personality, but ultimately they want to save the world. Makoto is powerful, but is often insecure. Visiting cast members like Deadpool and Loki often create mischief. 

Violence & Scariness

Lots of fantasy violence, ranging from rocket blasts and explosions to villainous threats to end the world. Some of the villains are creepy looking. 

Sexy Stuff

The series is part of the larger Avengers franchise. 

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Marvel Future Avengers, a youth-oriented anime installment of the Avengers franchise, features lots of fantasy violence, including explosions, rockets, and use of a range of weapons, depending on which superhero is doing the fighting. It also has creepy images of villains like Red Skull. 

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 10-year-old Written byWiseLife January 20, 2021

Not that fun.

This series was disappointing. It seems like a cheap knosk-off of the Avengers movies and was boring.
Kid, 10 years old December 14, 2020

What's the story?

MARVEL FUTURE AVENGERS (2017-2018) is an anime series that follows three young people with immense powers as they learn what it takes to be part of a team of superheroes. When young Makoto (Max Mittelman) learns from his friends Chloe (Dina Sherman) and Adi (Xander Mobus) that they were genetically engineered to do Red Skull’s (Liam O’Brien) evil bidding, he escapes Hydra Island and seeks help from Tony Stark (Mick Wingert) to rescue his friends. Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers are able to save them, and offer them apprenticeships so that they can eventually become part of the superhero team. 

Is it any good?

This fun, youth-oriented anime version in the Avengers universe features all the energy and humor the franchise is known for. While the team is doing what it can to save the world from powerful enemies, the three apprentices manage to get themselves into interesting situations, thanks to their youth and impatience. 

Watching the up-and-coming superheroes interact with the Avengers is entertaining, and appearances by folks like Deadpool, Spiderman, and Ms. Marvel add to the fray. But like most installments of the franchise, there’s lots of fantasy violence that goes along with it. But no doubt that Marvel Future Avengers will provide lots of entertainment to the young fans who tune in. 

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about how Marvel Future Avengers fits into the Avengers universe. Do the stories featured in this series work with other Avenger plots? Or is this installment completely independent from other series and movies in the franchise?

  • Is it possible to produce superhero TV shows and movies without violence? Or is this just an accepted part of the genre? 

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